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WHUT
Jan 22, 2013 8:00am EST
president obama's second inaugural, a conversation with the man hand-picked by coretta scott king to publish her husband's papers, clayborne carson. he is out with a new book in conjunction with the king holiday called "martin's dream." internees his own journey with dr. king and the legacy -- one of the grid -- the legacy of one of the greatest men this nation has ever produced. a conversation with clayborne carson coming up right now. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i just try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminate hunger, and we have a lot of work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: on this day, when we honor the memory and legacy of dr. martin luther king jr., i am pleased to be joined by dr. clayborne carson, the director of the mlk research and education institute at stanford. he
WHUT
Jan 29, 2013 8:00am EST
they see president obama speak, passing out and the excitement of it. despite the absurdity of the entire campaign experience, there is something uplifting and strange about watching. that is the sublime part. the terrifying part is everything else. >> you found you were done with the campaign trail, that you would never go again. it is the same vow i have made. it is a waste of time, so 2012 i stayed in the studio and cover the convention every night but did so from los angeles. i did not waste money to cover something that is not going to make the news. that is my vow. i am trying to stick to mind. you broke your val. why did you break your vowels? >> i started not by covering everyone -- break your bow? >> i started by covering everyone who lost. hillary clinton, when she was supposed to be president. this was after i was the conventional wisdom was that hillary was supposed to be president. i said, i cannot deal with it. i quit my job at newsweek and went to afghanistan. >> you would take afghanistan over mccain? wow. i do not know what that says. >> it does not say anything po
WHUT
Jan 25, 2013 8:00am EST
government, which work, and if you looked at the budget president obama has put on the table, on a non-security discretionary budget under this president is to decline from about 4% of national income in 2010 down to below 2% by the end of this decade. 1.7% of national income for jobs, training, education, for all the infrastructure, the environment, climate, technology, and forgetting who government? this is the hard truth, and what is likely to happen is to solidify this, because no one is speaking out for the government. we are talking about protecting entitlements. we are squeezing to nothing. the top do not pay. they have been given every way to get their money out tax-free, and it is trillions of dollars that have been lost in addition to what has been wasted in the censored wars. >> if i can get some quick response, jeffrey sachs was saying a while ago there is a bipartisan consensus that the poor do not matter, so they end up being more invisible. what is troubling for so many of us, you talk about a guy like lyndon johnson who made it very clear he knew he was writing off the
WHUT
Jan 24, 2013 7:00pm EST
to poverty and the bush and ministration, and then stopped, as if we stopped than. when barack obama was elected -- poverty numbers continue to get worse. on barack obama -- put the facts on the table. they kept getting worse under barack obama -- sachs writes about this. demonize,ing this to but i'm wondering how is your mind that poverty gets made a priority, whether the president is a republican or a democrat? >> i think i did say that when we went into the ditch as bush came out of office, poverty continue to increase. there is no question about that. it has increased significantly. i do not believe that as a nation, not just the white house but the bottom up, any of us have done enough to address the issues of poverty in this country. we talk about dr. king. one of the things he said was there comes a time when silence is betrayal. [applause] any president is going to address issues we may can address. whoever the president is -- no matter what. i can say in all fairness that even though i do not believe any of us have done enough, if you look at the two major pieces of legislat
WETA
Jan 25, 2013 1:00am EST
obama that this will provide some wind for our sails. >> rose: thank you for coming. great to see you. >> thank you. >> rose: great to see you against. >> thank you,. >> rose: thank you very much. >> fun be bes haen provided byco any,s cocaolmpcoyan, supporting this program since 2002. and american expressy tavis: good evening. from washington. i am tavis smiley. tonight our third conversation about poverty in america. we are joined by a panel that includes o,jonathan kozol, mariana chilton, rose ann demoro, john d. graham and the new chair of the congressional black caucus, marcia fudge. we are glad you joined us. "vision for a new america" is starting now. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i try to live my life every day we know that we are only halfway and we have work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> speaker gingrich, i wonder if you can help me imagine what a white house conference t
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